Top 20 Golf Courses All Within 25 miles

Fife boasts over 45 famous, historic and challenging golf courses. A wide range of beautiful parkland, inland and links courses await your arrival in The Home of Golf. You can also drive across the Tay Bridge into Angus and visit Carnoustie Country which boasts another 30 outstanding Courses. Spoilt for choice? We've highlighted the best 20 within easy reach.

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St Andrews & Fife

Old Course, St Andrews    It all started around 1400AD and six centuries later the Old Course hosted the 137th Open in 2015. You’ll need a handicap certificate and a bit of luck to be successful in the daily ballot. Green fees £175 (£85 in winter).

www.standrews.com email: reservations@standrews.com Tel. 01333 330610


New Course, St Andrews   It’s new but only in comparison to the Old as it was laid out in 1895. Owing to its undulating terrain it’s generally regarded as a tougher challenge than the Old. Green fees £75 (£37 in winter).

www.standrews.com email: reservations@standrews.com Tel. 01333 330610


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Jubilee Course, St Andrews   The Jubilee, opened in honour of Queen Victoria’s Silver Jubilee in 1897, is right next to the sea and, being partly laid out on the sand dunes, is the roughest of St Andrews Links 4 championship courses. Green fees £75 (£37 in winter).

www.standrews.com email: reservations@standrews.com Tel. 01333 330610


Castle Course, St Andrews  The Castle Course's viciously sloped greens may not be to everyone’s liking, but the superb panoramic views, conditioning of the course and layout of holes certainly make amends. Green fees £120 (£60 in winter).

www.standrews.com email: reservations@standrews.com Tel. 01333 330610


Kingsbarns Golf Links  The championship course opened in 2000 and is co-host to the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship and In 2017 The Ricoh Women’s British Open will be contested at Kingsbarns. Green fees £234 (£198 in winter).

www.kingsbarns.com email: info@kingsbarns.com Tel. 01334 460860


Dukes Course, St Andrews   Designed by 5 times Open Champion, Peter Thomson and run by the Old Course Hotel the Duke’sis set on a hill above the town, enjoying panoramic views of the town and bay . Green fees £95 (£50 in winter).

www.oldcoursehotel.co.uk email: reservations@oldcoursehotel.co.uk Tel. 01334 470214


Crail Golfing Society   The 7th oldest golf club in the world has two courses; the Balcomie laid out in 1895 by Old Tom Morris and the newer Craighead with USGA spec greens. Fabulous location with seaviews at every hole. Green fees £65 (£36 in winter).

www.crailgolfingsociety.co.uk email: info@crailgolfingsociety.co.uk Tel. 01333 450686


Elie Golf House Club   The Golf House Club at Elie is where the great James Braid cut his golfing teeth. If you want to play an exciting but challenging historic links course, then look no further. . Incredible views. Green fee £77 weekdays and £88 at weekends.

www.golfhouseclub.co.uk email: book@golfhouseclub.org Tel. 01333 330301


Lundin Golf Club The most southerly of the East Neuk courses. Voted one of the top UK links courses by Golf Monthly and used as a qualifier for the Open. Green fee £30 until 27th March then £65 weekdays and £75 at weekends.

www.lundingolfclub.co.uk email: info@kingsbarns.com Tel. 01334 460860


 St Andrews Bay  The Torrance is a championship links course while the Kittochs is built on top of cliffs. The dramatic terrain makes them the most visually stunning courses in this part of the world. Green fees £80 (£40 in winter) great value £100 day ticket.

www.standrewsbay.com email: standrews.scotland@fairmont.com Tel. 01334 837000


Ladybank Golf Club  The Howe of Fife provides Ladybank Golf Club with a natural shelter in the valley of the River Eden One of Scotlands finest inland courses. Green fee £25 until 27th March then £65 weekdays and £75 at weekends.

www.ladybankgolf.co.uk email: info@ladybankgolf.co.uk Tel. 01337 830725


Leven Golfing Society The 11th Oldest Golf club in the world. There are several blind shots and hidden hazards. The sea remains visible virtually throughout your entire round. Green fee £55 weekdays and £60 at weekends.

www.levengolfingsociety.co.uk email: info@levengolfingsociety.co.uk Tel. 01333 424229


Scotscraig Situated close to the sea, but it's more heathland in character than links. The course plays over undulating terrain and is used for Open Qualifiers. Green fee £65 weekdays and £80 at weekends.

www.scotscraiggolfclub.com email: admin@scotscraiggolfclub.com Tel. 01382 553130


Carnoustie Country

Carnoustie, Championship " Toughest links course in the world", Carnoustie is a significant challenge even on a mild day. If you want to experience the best in Scottish golf, then Carnoustie is a must. Green fee £160, Combi ticket £180 (3 courses over 3 days).

www.carnoustiegolflinks.co.uk email: golf@carnoustiegolflinks.co.uk Tel. 01241 802270


Panmure  Tight fairways lined with gorse, alway in immacualte condition. Panmure golf course offers a host of challenges to even the most seasoned golfer, and the course is a pleasure to tackle. Green fee £85, day ticket £115.

www.panmuregolfclub.co.uk email: info@panmuregolfclub.co.uk Tel. 01241 855120


Montrose, Medal Established in 1562, is the fifth oldest golf course in the world and if you are looking for classic Scottish links courses to play, this is a must. Green fee £40 weekdays and £60 at weekends.

www.montroselinks.co.uk email: secretary@montroselinks.co.uk Tel. 01674 672932


Monifieth, Medal A great combination of parkland and links, undulating ground flanked on many holes by rows of pine trees. Deep revetted bunkers and winding burns. A testing course with plenty of local character. Green fees £70 (£25 in winter)

www.monifiethgolf.co.uk email: secretary@monifiethlinks.com Tel. 01382 535 553


Downfield An Open qualifying course, Downfield is considered one of the top inland courses in the UK. The treelined track is a long test and is suitable for golfers of all abilities. Green fee £60 weekdays and £75 at weekends.

www.downfieldgolf.com email: downfieldgc@aol.com Tel. 0382 825595


Forfar Golf Club Only 12 miles from Carnoustie, Although inland the tight heathland fairways and classic layout gives it a similar feel to a links course. A great value 18 holes of golf. Green fee £44 weekdays and £39 at weekends.

 www.forfargolfclub.com email: info@forfargolfclub.com Tel. 01307 463773


Carnoustie, Burnside Often overshadowed by the Championship course, the Burnside is an excellent test of golf with heather, gorse and pot bunkers all framing the fairways. Green fee £44, Combi ticket £180 (Championship & Burnside).

www.carnoustiegolflinks.co.uk email: golf@carnoustiegolflinks.co.uk Tel. 01241 802270